Tsitsipas was edged by Stan Wawrinka in a marathon over-fiver-hour battle at this stage last year, but this time he took chances with his 24 winners against the No.18 seed.
Elsewhere, Svit registered its first victory of the new season, winning in Handlova 89-81 on Saturday.
Mohamed Salah scored twice for Liverpool, but that was scant consolation as Liverpool became the first reigning champion to concede seven goals since 1953.
After the third period, which saw many lead changes and ties, Sichuan managed a one-point lead heading into the final 10 minutes.
"Many players have little experience of playing in WCBA. I'm satisfied with their desire to win and fighting spirit," she noted. Enditem
Elsewhere, Sassuolo registered another comprehensive victory as it beat Crotone 4-1 with Francesco Caputo's brace.
Farias will be without key names from Bolivar and Jorge Wilstermann after officials from both clubs asked that their players be released from national duty to concentrate on the Copa Libertadores, South America's top club competition.
BEIJING, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced on Monday that the Chinese cities of Weihai and Zhengzhou will host the upcoming #RESTART series in November.
In another game on Sunday, Beijing moved past Daqing 87-50. Enditem
The Buenos Aires giants confirmed the move via a brief statement on social media, in which they wished Marcone "many successes in this new stage".
For Zhu Fangyi and his friends, returning to swimming in public waters felt sweeter than ever in this pandemic-disrupted year.